Dr. Kartheek Nagappala, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Nagappala
Accepting new patients

Detroit Receiving Hospital

4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5c Detroit, MI 48201

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(313) 745-3000

Dr. Kartheek Nagappala, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Detroit, MI and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nagappala has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with Kaweah Delta Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nagappala to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nagappala performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Nagappala performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nagappala performs Gallbladder Removal more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Nagappala performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

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Dr. Nagappala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Biography

Dr. Kartheek Nagappala, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Detroit, MI and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nagappala has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2002
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • English

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Locations

Detroit Receiving Hospital

University Internal Medicine Specialists4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5c Detroit, MI 48201
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Kaweah Delta Medical Center

Visalia, CA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)